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2020.05.19 | Food

EIT Food supports new agri-food companies

New agri-food companies can now apply to become part of the European network RisingFoodStars, which gives access to a wide range of resources that can help the companies on the road to success. This is part of EIT Food, where Aarhus University is a core partner.

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2020.05.19 | Food

Your entire diet affects whether your meat intake increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Researchers from the Department of Food Science have come a step closer to understanding the connection between our meat intake and the possible risk of cardiovascular diseases. This was done by focusing on the importance of the rest of our daily diet.

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2020.06.25 | Food

The amount of avoidable food waste in the service sector is greater than the amount of unavoidable food waste

Some food waste is completely unavoidable – whereas some food waste is avoidable because it could have ended up on a plate. In the Danish service sector, the proportion of avoidable food waste is bigger than unavoidable food waste – but there is a difference between hotels and institutions. This is the result of a new study by researchers from the…

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2020.05.14 | Research

Only slight difference between climate load and nitrogen leaching between organic and conventional plant breeding

How does organic plant production differ from conventional in relation to nitrous oxide emissions and nitrogen leaching? Researchers from Aarhus University, among others, have looked at the literature to create an overview and a better understanding of what constitutes differences between organic and conventional plant production.

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2020.05.12 | Research

Drones map agricultural drainage pipes

Locating "lost" drainage pipes in the field has for many years been both time-consuming and expensive, but research from Aarhus University, US universities and research organizations has investigated the use of drones for locating drain pipes. Drone imagery is a solution that will save farmers time and efforts when the drains need to be…

2020.05.12 | Food

Future Food Innovation changes name - and focus

Future Food Innovation, where Aarhus University is a partner, has just changed its name to Future Food & Bioresource Innovation. With the change of name comes a new and broader focus, making it possible for innovation projects from across the value chain to receive support.

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2020.05.12 | Food

New appointments to strengthen research on sustainable packaging

The Department of Food Science at Aarhus University strengthens its strategic focus on research on innovative, sustainable packaging solutions with the appointment of two new tenure tracks, who are highly specialized in this area.

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2020.05.11 | Research

New report with results from experiments with plant protection

New report on applied plant protection shows results from testing of pesticides and other forms of plant protection.

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2020.05.04 | Research

Low availability of sulphur in degassed fertilisers

Researchers from Aarhus University have investigated the availability of sulphur and nitrogen in co-ensiled crops and straw as well as cattle manure that has been through a biogas process. The study showed higher plant availability of nitrogen but lower availability of sulphur after degassing.

What happens to hydrogen and carbon when the production of methane from cattle is reduced? Researchers at AU Foulum are investigating this in a new feeding experiment. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2020.05.14 | Anis

What happens to hydrogen and carbon when the production of methane from cattle is reduced?

Methane consists of carbon and hydrogen, and the production of methane in the rumen of cattle can be reduced significantly by for example adding fat or by adding a new feed additive, Bovaer®, to the ration. Researchers at AU Foulum are now investigating where that carbon and hydrogen end up, and whether the lower production of methane means that…

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